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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School, Mrs. Obama started her career as an attorney at the Chicago law firm Sidley & Austin, where she met her future husband, Barack Obama. She later worked in the Chicago mayor’s office, at the University of Chicago, and at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Mrs. Obama also founded the Chicago chapter of Public Allies, an organization that prepares young people for careers in public service. She is the author of the #1 global bestseller Becoming and the #1 national bestseller American Grown. The Obamas currently live in Washington, D.C., and have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.


The APA Reveals Its 2024 Audie Awards Nominees

The Audie Awards, presented by the Audio Publishers Association (APA), recognize “distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment,” according to the APA. On January 30, the 2024 Audies finalists were announced, including twenty nominations for Penguin Random House titles. The winners will be announced at the 2024 Audies Gala, to be held on March 4, 2024.

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Michelle Obama: The Light Podcast Coming to a Platform Near You!

On February 1st, First Lady Michelle Obama announced through her social media posts that her new podcast, The Light Podcast, will be set to release on March 07. The podcast will feature notable moderators from her The Light We Carry tour, rounding out the themes explored in The Light We Carry. The eight-episode project is

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The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama is Coming November 15!

In an inspiring follow-up to her critically acclaimed, #1 bestselling memoir Becoming, former First Lady Michelle Obama shares practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world. There may be no tidy solutions or pithy answers to life’s big challenges, but Michelle Obama believes that we can all locate

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Join the Global Watch Party for the Netflix Original Documentary “Becoming”

On May 9th at 5 PM EST, join the Becoming Global Watch Party on Twitter! Tweet using #WatchBecoming And stock up on the book that started it all, Becoming and Becoming: A Guided Journal now! Details below. The new Netflix documentary follows Michelle Obama’s 2018 Becoming book tour, which spanned 34 cities around the world is

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